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Unidentified Leaf Mines

Schneck Forest leaf miner on Desmodium SF7 2016 3 Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Quercus stellata D1001 2018 6 Leaf miner, Saxifragaceae Sanibel Island leaf miner on plant unknown 7 D1375 2019 1 Sandy Creek park stem miner on Cornus species D1398 2019 2 Linear to blotch mines, Alnus St. Lucie leaf miner on Viburnum suspensum  D1645 2019 2 Lake Aberdeen leaf miner on Scirpus D1855 Monochroa 2019  1
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Unidentified Tracks, Sign, and Other Mysteries)
No Taxon Unidentified Leaf Mines
Remarks
This section is the home of unidentified leaf mines, which may have been made by the larvae of moths, flies, beetles, or sawflies. Knowing the host plant is extremely helpful, and in most cases essential, to identifying the miner.
Print References
(1)(2)(3)
Internet References
Great information and images of Illinois moth mines at microleps.org
Mines of British Flies and Other Insects (not North American, but much of the information is transferable)
BugTracks (Charley Eiseman's blog posts about leafminers)
Works Cited
1.Leafminers of North America
Charley Eiseman. 2018.
2.Leaf-mining Insects
Needham, James G., Stuart W. Frost, and Beatrice H. Tothill. 1928. The Williams & Wilkins Company, Baltimore.
3.Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney. 2010. Stackpole Books.